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Gas Prices Stabilize Heading Into Big Shopping Season

Central Coast News -- Salinas, Calif.-Thanksgiving 2012 is over, Black Friday is done...now the shopping season goes cyber for Monday and gas prices seem to be behaving.

The most recent prices for the central coast show stabilization or slightly lowering. Either way we'll take it.

For the Salinas area, the prices are down slightly from this time last week. Sunday's price averaged 3-72 for a gallon of regular. Down from 3-79 a week ago. You can find a low of 3.48 for a gallon of regular at the Safeway on Constitution Avenue.

For the Watsonville and Santa Cruz areas the price is a little lower at 3-69 for a gallon of regular. That's down eight cents from last week's price of 3-77


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Submitted Nov 26, 2012 By: aservant
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virostek
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Message Posted: Nov 27, 2012 5:27:46 AM

A little lower is good.
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virostek
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Message Posted: Nov 27, 2012 5:27:12 AM

Stabilize is not the same as moving downward.
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jrs4125
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Message Posted: Nov 27, 2012 4:45:58 AM

Stabilize maybe.... but on the high side.
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Message Posted: Nov 27, 2012 4:30:38 AM

For how long....
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Message Posted: Nov 27, 2012 12:06:02 AM

Good news.
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alterman156
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 10:56:47 PM

I saw some stations in my area lower their prices for gasoline.
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 10:50:08 PM

The price at the pump dropped in southern Michigan 5-7 cents today.
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granitestater
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 10:47:01 PM

We don't want stability. We want collapse...
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 10:37:47 PM

in Dec, 2008, after Bummer won election first time, gas at the pump was about $ 1.79 per gallon. I don't remember him bragging about DOUBLING prices on his watch.
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mpg611
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 10:37:40 PM

Im sure the gas prices will go up just like they did on Thanksgiving weekend.
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 10:36:01 PM

Ok
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 10:34:59 PM

Prices might be stable, but they're too high.
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 10:34:20 PM

too much
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 10:33:51 PM

Stably High... How about a National and State(s) Gas Tax Free Four Years? Record highs including inflation, High of $3.77 Downtown Burlington, VT!
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 10:33:17 PM

Yeah
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 10:30:21 PM

Gas Prices did not Stabilize here.
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 10:29:18 PM

behave
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 10:29:12 PM

not here....
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 10:27:55 PM

Stabel but too high.
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 10:27:31 PM

NJ prices are falling slowly.
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 10:26:45 PM

Meh.
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 10:25:22 PM

They're going back up.
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 10:25:20 PM

price is way to high - needs to stabilize at a lower price
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 10:24:40 PM

Stabilizing . . . at record high levels!
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 10:22:34 PM

give it just a little more time with barry running the show it will go up and fast when it does.
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 10:21:04 PM

GooD!
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 10:18:35 PM

let it continue to lower.
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 10:17:37 PM

up & down here
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 10:17:10 PM

But yet still too high.
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 10:16:59 PM

Going down would be good
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 10:16:47 PM

Good idea!
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 10:15:13 PM

Going down would be better.
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 10:14:47 PM

It is what it is.
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 10:14:11 PM

High gas prices everywhere. No real relief in sight.
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 10:13:47 PM

Gas needs to be in freefall.
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 10:13:41 PM

Up & Down
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 10:13:39 PM

Give it another week and there will probably be another spike.
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 10:11:36 PM

But high.
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 10:11:29 PM

Glad I don't live in CA.
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 10:11:14 PM

Good
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 10:10:54 PM

and the sheeple have been programed for $3.50 gas..another round for big oil, and another win for nobama and his $5/gallon pledge in 2008..
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 10:10:27 PM

Stable, but record high.
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 10:06:46 PM

Gas or food.
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WHAT ME WORRY?
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 10:04:57 PM

Good!!!
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 10:02:43 PM

Stabilized according to what?
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 10:01:57 PM

They need to drop
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 9:25:40 PM

As if falling prices are going to help people afford to shop!
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 12:55:10 PM

OK
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 11:00:59 AM

yes. prices are either up, down, or steady. as if we didn't know.
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 10:31:13 AM

Stabilized but too expensive.
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